House appropriators question numerous DOD budget proposals

By Tony Bertuca / July 9, 2021 at 6:05 PM
House appropriators are worried the Defense Department has underfunded a number of weapon systems procurements in its budget request, especially the Navy's destroyer program, and the lawmakers have detailed their concerns in a new report obtained by Inside Defense . The House Appropriations defense subcommittee seeks to add $1.7 billion in Pentagon procurement funding to the Biden administration's budget request, but cut weapons development funding by $1.6 billion, according to the committee's version of the fiscal year 2022...

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